Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co   Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3 page 1
Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co   Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3 page 2
Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co   Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3 page 3
Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co   Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3 page 4
Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co   Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3 page 5

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  • Approved: 1/2014

    Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online

    Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture)

    Prerequisite/Co-requisite: Complete the Online Orientation and answer yes to 7+ questions on the Online Learner Self-Assessment:

    http://www.lit.edu/depts/DistanceEd/OnlineOrientation/OOStep2.aspx.

    Course Description Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with

    emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural

    diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students speaking abilities, as

    well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations. This course is time-bound,

    structured, and completed fully online. Recorded speeches with an audience are

    required.

    Required Textbook and Materials There are two required textbooks for this course:

    1. A Concise Public Speaking Handbook, 3rd Edition. Steven A. Beebe and Susan J. Beebe

    2. What Every Student Should Know AboutCiting sources with MLA Documentation. Greer.

    Choose one of the following Purchasing Methods:

    Purchase bundled from the bookstore or Pearson store: o ISBN: 978-0-205-93463-8 o http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/CONCISE-PUYBL-

    SPEAKG-HDBKWESSKA-CITING-SRC/9780205934638.page

    Purchase separately: 1. Concise Public Speaking Handbook, 3rd. Edition. Steven A. Beebe and Susan

    J. Beebe (Paper: ISBN 978-0-205-75370-3 or Electronic ISBN: 978-0-205-

    82812-8

    2. What Every Student Should Know AboutCiting sources with MLA Documentation. Greer. (ISBN: 978-0-+205-71511-4)

    Additional Materials:

    1 package of 3x5 to 5x7 index cards and materials for visual aids.

    Camcorder or other stationary recording device for filming of speeches.

    High Speed Internet Connection

    YouTube account.

    Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational models of communication. 2. Apply elements of audience analysis. 3. Demonstrate ethical speaking and listening skills by analyzing presentations for

    evidence and logic.

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    4. Research, develop and deliver extemporaneous speeches with effective verbal and nonverbal techniques.

    5. Demonstrate effective usage of technology when researching and/or presenting speeches.

    6. Identify how culture, ethnicity and gender influence communication.

    7. Develop proficiency in presenting a variety of speeches as an individual or group (e.g. narrative, informative or persuasive).

    Course Outline

    A. Introduction to Public Speaking a. Speaking in Public b. The Audience-Centered

    Speechmaking Process

    c. Ethics and Free Speech d. Improving Your Confidence

    B. Analyzing an Audience a. Listening b. Analyzing Your Audience c. Adapting to Your Audience

    as You Speak

    C. Preparing a Speech a. Developing Your Speech b. Gathering Supporting

    Material

    c. Supporting Your Material D. Crafting a Speech

    a. Organizing Your Speech b. Developing an Introduction

    c. Developing a Conclusion d. Outlining and Editing Your

    Speech

    e. Using Words Well E. Delivering a Speech

    a. Methods of Delivery b. Nonverbal Communication c. Verbal Communication d. Delivering Your Speech e. Selecting Presentation Aids f. Designing and Using

    Presentation Aids

    F. Types of Speeches a. Informative Speaking b. Understanding Principles of

    Persuasive Speaking

    c. Using Persuasive Strategies d. Speaking in Small Groups

    Grade Scale 900 1000 A

    800 899 B

    700 799 C

    600 699 D

    0 599 F

    Course Evaluation Final grades will be calculated according to the following criteria:

    Five Speeches 50%

    Homework, written assignments 30%

    Tests/Evaluations 20%

    Course Requirements 1. Basic computer skills including email, word processing, use of internet, file

    management, uploading files and videos.

    2. Audiences for ALL Presentations must include no less than five (5) adults. 3. The speaker and audience must be on camera at ALL times. 4. This course requires 5 speeches including written preparation:

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    a. An introduction speech b. Two informative speeches c. Two persuasive speeches

    5. Participate in discussion boards, complete homework assignments, self-evaluations and listening assignments.

    Course Policies 1. Must log into blackboard to attend class. 2. Should check Blackboard 4-5 times each week. 3. Should spend a minimum of 3-6 hours a week on course assignments. 4. All work will be submitted through assignments tab or discussion boards on

    Blackboard.

    5. Any assignment submitted that contains plagiarism will earn an automatic zero and further action may be taken.

    6. Each assignment in this class has a due date; late assignments will not be accepted.

    Technical Requirements The latest technical requirements, including hardware, compatible browsers, operating

    systems, software, Java, etc. can be found online at:

    http://kb.blackboard.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=71860304

    A functional broadband internet connection, such as DSL, cable, or WiFi is necessary to

    maximize the use of the online technology and resources.

    Disabilities Statement The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of

    1973 are federal anti-discrimination statutes that provide comprehensive civil rights for

    persons with disabilities. Among other things, these statutes require that all students with

    documented disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for

    reasonable accommodations for their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability

    requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator at (409)

    880-1737 or visit the online resource:

    http://www.lit.edu/depts/stuserv/special/defaults.aspx

    Course Schedule (subject to change) Week Topic Reference

    1 Orientation to Class Online: First Things First

    Class Introductions Discussion Board

    Pre-Test

    2 Introduction to Public Speaking Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 1-4

    The Audience Centered Speech-Making Process

    Ethics and Free Speech

    Improving Your Confidence

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    Week Topic Reference

    3 Listening

    Analyzing Your Audience

    Adapting to Your Audience as Your Speak

    Introduction Speech and Self Evaluation

    Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 5-7

    4 Developing Your Speech Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 8-10

    Gathering Supporting Materials

    Supporting Your Speech

    Library Assignment

    5 Organizing Your Speech Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 11-14

    Developing an Introduction

    Developing a Conclusion

    Outlining and Editing Your Speech

    6 Test 1: Chapters 1-14 Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 1-14

    Prepare for Speeches Discussion Boards

    Tribute Speech Outline

    7 Using Words Well Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 15-16

    Methods of Delivery

    Informative Speaking Online: Learning

    Module/Chapter 22

    Tribute Speech and Self Evaluation

    8

    Nonverbal and Verbal Communication Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 17-19

    Delivering Your Speech

    Informative Speech and Self Evaluation

    9 Selecting, Designing and Using Online: Learning

    Modules/Chapters 20-21

    Presentation Aids

    Informative Speech and Self Evaluation

    10 Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking Online: Learning

    Module/Chapters 23

    Listening Reports

    11 Using Persuasive Strategies Online: Learning

    Module/Chapter 24

    Problem-Solution Outline

    12 Persuasive Speech: Problem-Solution and Self

    Evaluation

    Online: Learning

    Module/Chapter 24

    13 Speaking on Special Occasions Online: Learning

    Module/Chapter 25

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    Week Topic Reference

    14 Speaking in Small Groups Online: Learning

    Module/Chapter 26

    Monroes Motivated Sequence Outline

    15 Persuasive Speech: Monroes Motivated

    Sequence and Self Evaluation

    16 Test 2: Chapters 14 26 Online Learning:

    Modules/Chapters 14-26

    Contact information varies by instructor.